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Dr Arvind Sainathan
Senior Lecturer, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Information Technology & Operations Management
|Arvind Sainathan is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) division at Nanyang Business School (NBS). His research interests primarily involve problems and issues in the interfaces of operations and marketing, particularly considering how pricing – under different contexts involving supply chain management, service management, and sustainable operations – influences and/or is impacted by operational decisions. His research has been published in leading and popular Operations Management journals such as Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Operational Research, Decision Support Systems, and International Journal of Production Economics. He received the Research Excellence Award for the ITOM Division in 2014. In the past, he had been Fellows of Renaissance Engineering Programme (REP) and Institute on Asian Consumer Insight. He had previously taught Management Decision Tools and Business Operations Management for REP students, and currently teaches Business Operations and Processes for NBS undergraduate students.He obtained his PhD from Simon Business School at the University of Rochester in the United States.|
|Interfaces of Operations Management/Marketing|
Pricing and Consumer Behaviour
Service Operations and Supply Chain Management
- Analysis and Design of On-demand Transport Service Platforms with Sharing Option
- Carbon Control Policies for Climate Change Mitigation
- P1: Research Issues In Operations/Marketing Interface: Inventory And Revenue Management In Supply Chains P2: OperationsManagement For Healthcare Applications And Other Related Services
- A. Sainathan. (2020). Technical Note - Pricing and Prioritization in a Duopoly with Self-Selecting, Heterogeneous, Time-Sensitive Customers under Low Utilization. Operations Research, 68(5), 1364-1374.
- A. Sainathan and H. Groenevelt. (2019). Vendor Managed Inventory Contracts – Coordinating the Supply Chain while looking from the Vendor’s Perspective. European Journal of Operational Research, 272(1), 249-260.
- A. Sainathan. (2018). Customer Differentiation with Shipping as an Ancillary Service? Free Service, Prioritization, and Strategic Delay. Decision Sciences, 49(4), 690-727.
- Chua, G. A., R. Mokhlesi and A. Sainathan. (2017). Optimal Discounting and Replenishment Policies for Perishable Products. International Journal of Production Economics, 186, 8-20.
- A. Sainathan. (2013). Pricing and Replenishment of Competing Perishable Product Variants under Dynamic Demand Substitution. Production and Operations Management, 22(5), 1157-1181.
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